[rescue] sun UltraEngine AXe questions..
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Thu Jun 2 06:49:16 CDT 2005
>From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
>Date: Wed Jun 01 00:11:27 CDT 2005
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] sun UltraEngine AXe questions..
>On Tue, 31 May 2005, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>> came with 512megs of memory , 40gig hd, cdrom drive, 300mhz processor
>>> and 2 usuable PCI slots in a 1U chassis...
>> Uhm, 2 PCI slots in a 1U case? That's odd...
>Not so much. My guess is that the slots are opposed, with a riser
>between them, as there's just not a lot that'd get in the way on an AXe
The AXe MB was designed with an eye towards 2U cases, and ships with a PCI
adapter to run one PCI card parallel to the MB in such a case. A 1U case could
introduce airflow issues (I imagine) and the riser boards to put two PCI
boards in the case would be third-party parts (though standard)...
Remember, I said "odd" not impossible ;^)
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